Early Origins of the Radborn family
England, now part of the county of Cambridgeshire. The family name was first referenced in the year 1273 when John Redeborne held estates in this shire. Radbourne is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Derbyshire. Radbourne Hall is an 18th-century country house and now the home of the Chandos-Pole family. The hall has been held by the Chanods family since the Norman Conquest. Redbourn is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire dating back to the Domesday Book of 1086 when it was first listed as Redborne. CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8) The place name literally means "reedy stream," from the Old English words "hreod" + "burna." CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Early History of the Radborn family
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Radborn Spelling Variations
hundred years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Radborn were recorded, including Radborn, Radborne, Redborn, Redborne, Redbourne, Radbourne, Redeborn, Radeborne, Radebourne, Radburn, Redburn, Radbron and many more.
Early Notables of the Radborn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Radborn family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Radborn family emigrate to North America:
Radborn Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
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